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US says no more sanctions waivers for Iran oil purchases

The global oil market had already factored in Iranian oil exports falling to zero under the Trump administration's economic pressure campaign against Tehran.

Reuters  |  Washington 

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The United States will not grant any more waivers to any countries that would allow them to buy without facing sanctions, a senior diplomat said on Wednesday.

Brian Hook, Iran Special Envoy, also said in a briefing the global oil market had already factored in exports falling to zero under the Trump administration's economic pressure campaign against Tehran.

First Published: Thu, May 09 2019. 00:10 IST
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